Testing new cam with trees and flowers

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  1. Thomas Frank

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    Here's some pictures I took with my new Canon Powershot a590.

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    did I post these too big?
     
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    I agree with Luna - 6 would have been a good shot like 4 if you had managed to get it as sharp. I also agree that with minimal editing 4 can be boosted up to look much better than it already does -- I think you need to work a little on finding really interesting things and angles to shoot from.
    Technically speaking most of the shots are fine = barring 1 and 6 which Luna pointed out. The rest have that technical quality but no artistic lean to them
     
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    On number 4, I'm guessing the editing that needs to be done is to sharpen up the back end of the flower and possibly do something with the background? Maybe put a black blur on the edges?
     
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    you could try, personally though I think the background is going to be busy no matter what you try - you might blurr it a little, but not overly much.
    As for the plant I would not selectivly sharpen the back, but the whole plant at once which would keep it all within the same proportions to each other - selecitve sharpening can lead to unatural looking shots at times
     

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